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10 Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas

Wracking your brain about what to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day this year? In an effort to help, we culled through some of our previous blog write-ups and also hit the Internet to fin...

Quite the Catch: Riviera Siblings Launch Fresh Seafood Business

Growing up in the Ito’s Hollywood Riviera household, it’s no surprise that Matt, Blake, Claire, and Mica were hooked on seafood from an early age. Fresh yellowfin tuna. Succulent red snapper. Delicate...

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10 Fun Facts About Redondo Beach

Oahu native George Freeth (1883-1919) introduced surfing to the modern world in Redondo Beach in 1907. While vacationing in Hawaii, industrialist Henry Huntington spotted Freeth surfing and persuaded ...

Happy Birthday to Three Riviera Centenarians!

Life was a lot different 100 years ago. Just ask best buddies Maxine Dineen and Juanita Truman, who turned 100 three days apart from each other in August. Or Sally Silver (my wife’s aunt), who turned ...

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How to Have a “Spooktacular” Halloween in Redondo Beach

With Halloween right around the corner, things are about to get spooky in Redondo Beach. From scary tours to ghost hunts and parties, there are definitely tricks and treats for everyone. Here are the ...

Igor on The Breakaway Agent Podcast

  On this episode of The BreakAway Agent Podcast, host Tiffany Youngren interviews Igor Nastakin, Realtor at RE/MAX Estate Properties in Redondo Beach, California. Tune in now as Igor discusses h...

Living and Working in the Riviera is Barre-None the Best Combo for this Resident

When Diane Numark signed up for barre classes 6 1/2 years ago, her goal was simply to work out a couple of times a week to get into shape post-pregnancy. But two workouts a week soon turned to five. A...

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Kids Party & Play At The Wonder of Dinosaurs & The COOP South Bay

The Wonder of Dinosaurs is the largest indoor display of dinosaurs on the West Coast and it’s right here in our backyard of Redondo Beach. That’s right, it’s located at 1815 Hawthorne Blvd., inside So...

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What to do in Redondo Beach for the Labor Day & Beyond

Have friends and family in town for Labor Day and looking for what to do in Redondo Beach? Lots of exciting events are happening all around the Redondo Beach area during Labor Day, as well as other fu...

A Touch of History

Interested in finding out more about the rich and colorful past of Redondo Beach? Look no further. The Redondo Historical Museum located in the 1904 Queen Anne House is the place to go, complete with ...

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Shop ’Til You Drop in Redondo Beach

From malls to neighborhood shops, this world-class coastal resort city has become a mecca for its one-of-a-kind mix of big-name retailers, gift shops and more that you won’t find anywhere else. Here a...

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Most Popular Parks in the South Bay

Whether you’re into hiking or exploring with the kids, here are just some of the most popular parks in the South Bay, where you can enjoy in every summertime activity imaginable.   Charles H. Wil...

The Story Behind Betty’s Bench, a Lower-Riviera Landmark

For those who live in the lower part of the Hollywood Riviera – or anyone driving to El Retiro Park and Library — a familiar sight is the long wooden bench at the corner of Via La Circula and Ca...

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Popular Beaches Near Hollywood Riviera

Summer is here, and that means just one thing: It’s time to hit the one of the many popular beaches along the Hollywood Riviera shoreline! Whether you’re into carving a wave or simply sunbathing on th...

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Riviera Village: A South Bay Best-Kept Secret

Whether you’re visiting Redondo Beach or a South Bay local, a definite must on your list of things to see and do should be the famous Riviera Village, a charming pedestrian-friendly district offering ...

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Things to Do at the Redondo Beach Pier

With more than 50 oceanfront dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities, this South Bay landmark is considered a one-stop destination for all things fun and interesting. The Redondo Beach Pier a...

Riviera Native a Chart Topper

The hills of the Hollywood Riviera have always been alive with the sounds of music for the Quillin family. That’s because dad Bruce, a pianist, and percussionist who performed with the San Diego Youth...

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Most Popular Things to Do In Redondo Beach This Summer

Whether you’re a local or visiting there is always fun things do in Redondo Beach and Hollywood Riviera. From attending Fourth of July festivities to strolling the Redondo Beach Pier and checking out ...

Riviera Resident Opens Craft Workshop: Reconnect With Your Creative Side

In this non-stop digital era, nothing can be more therapeutic than escaping technology and using our hands for something other than touching a keyboard or screen. Which may be why more and more people...

5 Ways to Put More Money in Your Pocket on Closing Day

The busy spring home-buying season is getting underway. And with slower price growth and lower mortgage rates, that means sellers will need to be more strategic about how they price, market and negoti...

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